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DFrobot sent me their latest robot kit, the insectbot kit. It’s a small 2 servo robot that’s easy to built and program. The kit is ideal for people who want … Read more

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UPDATE: 1/05/13 New angle.  I finished my ATtiny Bitsy Spider (ABS) board and wanted to do something with it.  While stringing it together I had thought of … Read more
Desktop face-bot which can emote.
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I have wanted to build this type robotic face for quite some time now. Here is my (OK, but not great) first try. The hardware is mounted in a metal box from inside … Read more
Drags its ass around and avoids obstacles via IR
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Recently, Lumi's company DFRobot had a contest to give away sets of their Cheapduino ATMega 8 microcontrollers. JerZ and I each won a package by submitting project … Read more
This project is my first foray into robotics and electronics for that matter. My goal is to end up with a platform for AI experiementation. I plan to add GPS and a … Read more
Learns from Listening and Asking Questions, Tracks Colors and Heat, 6 Web Services, Database of Learned Knowledge
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8/1/14 Update - Its all about better Verbal Skills and Memory. Natural Language Processing with OpenNLP Read more
Goes insanely fast for it's size.
Going Whole HOG (or GWH) is my first foray into building a Hemispherical Omnidirectional Gimbal drive type robot/RC device. I first encountered the HOG drive right … Read more
Navigate around avoiding obstacle via IR eye.
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Hello every one Today I show you my work, from the early beginnings until now (It won't be long). (I'll try to be respectful of the english Grammar but i'am not … Read more
Follow line and rescue a victim (soda can)
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This is my robot that I am going to use for the Robocup Junior Australia competiton. We have to make a journal anyway so I figured that I might as well upload it … Read more
I saw a tutorial that Ro-Bot-X did on controlling a robot with homemade IR Sensors so i decided to try it.  I am using two 38KHz IR Reveivers from RadioShack and … Read more
Avoid obstacles, crash, follow my Rover 5
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Update 2: Added a WiiCamera sensor :) I put a tilt/pan kit and WiiCamera on the little bot. Bought both from Rocket brand studios (CtC). The sensor is super cool :) … Read more
Finds light, but using a single PR
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Update 30/12/2012 V2 Great success!  As described at the top of V8 of Cyclops on Paste bin: Read more
This is my Lumi bug. I was poking aroung looking at my favorite robotsand I though hmmmI have all these parts already and should take advantage of Hurricane Sandy's … Read more
Stand Still - For the most part - For Now
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ProtoBox - B After experimenting with my Doubtful balancing platform for a while (http://letsmakerobots.com/node/34811), I realized that the motors/gearboxes are … Read more
Bonjour, je vous présente mon premier robot qui est en cours de construction.Etant débutant en robotique j'ai voulu commencer par un projet simple et … Read more
I bought a pair of PIR detectors 'tother week, however have been pretty busy recently. This afternoon i got them on board! So the PIR sensors are mounted on a box, … Read more
Draws light trails in long exposure photographs.
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My heads been buzzing with project ideas lately and one such idea revolves around a light painting (aka light graffiti) robot. Too often I don't follow through with … Read more
Walk forward and backword
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Hi all, I’ve been working on my first real robot last week-end and wanted to share it. It’s a simple quadruped arduino robot controlled by serial (via USB). … Read more
Can solve maze via ultrasound,Can grab object via ultrasound
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Forgive my poor english.. Many thanks to LMR and special thanks to   BIRDMUN , ANTONIO.CACIUC,BASILE and   peter ROBOTFREAK This is my first robot that is capable … Read more
Alright ! After a haitus and some odd but trivial glitches I am finally happy to declare the birth of ANTROBOT Ver 1.0.0. Its a 2 legged creature with a single … Read more
This is my second version of my ERV-1 robot.     Update : 27-2-2012 Picaxe 28x1 Project-board mounted above the motors. Home-made Power supply board, with one … Read more
Follows a wall until a light turns off/on
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**Update 9/27/2012**      Finally got around to adding a whisker to the robot that I'm happy with, it helps the robot get stuck far less then before, also it … Read more
Robot that can be controlled via bluetooth
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So I build my first wheeled robot. For now it has no special functions or sensors, but I'm planning to add those features later. Robot can be controlled with PC, … Read more
Talking about evolution, my first successful BEAM robot, I am very exited how well it went. I was planing to build a Herbie but I ordered the wrong parts. But the … Read more
Navigate around via IR, avoid stuff.
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It is my first homemade robot with microcontroller. I found some schematics in the internet and made some changes. It is controlled with Attiny 2313, robot has two … Read more
Well this is my first partial success building robots, my symet did not work :P and I am still trying to figure out what is wrong with it:P I got the book from … Read more